Artist to weld copy of Dachau gate in Leeds performance piece

Rachel Mars will create replica of concentration camp entrance over three days as part of Transform festival

A replica of the entrance gate to the Dachau Nazi concentration camp is to be recreated over three days in Leeds for an art project asking questions about what memorials are for and who has the right to make them.

Dachau was constructed a few miles from Munich in 1933. During the war it became a death camp where more than 41,000 people were murdered before US troops liberated it on 29 April 1945.

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Performance art, Art, Holocaust, Second world war, Culture, Leeds, Art and design, UK news UK news | The Guardian

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